Many movies are entirely dependant upon a cracking soundtrack for any popularity they might receive. The best movies have the music as a bonus to a great story and cast. Musical content in any movie is massive. Whether it is a lyrically passive piece of orchestral music or a bitching hot rock track, the soundtrack sets the mood and supplements the plot. Imagine Pulp Fiction without the music, or The Piano, or Streets of Fire or The Dollars Trilogy.
The following article is a list of 40 of the best movie soundtracks as decided by The Independent newspaper. Do you agree and what is missing from this list?